Best Adventure Movies of 1987
The Brave Little Toaster
A group of dated appliances find themselves stranded in a summer home that their family had just sold decide to, a la The Incredible Journey, seek their young 8 year old "master". Children's film which on the surface is a frivolous fantasy, but with a dark subtext of abandonment, obsolescence, and loneliness.
Burglary. Drugs. Assault. Rape. The students at Brandel High are more than new Principal Rick Latimer bargained for. Gangs fight to control the school using knives - even guns - when they have to. When Latimer and the head of security try to clean up the school and stop the narcotics trade, they run up against a teenage mafia. A violent confrontation on the campus leads to a deadly showdown with the drug dealer's gang, and one last chance for Latimer to save his career... and his life.
The Treasure of the Golden Suns
When Donald Duck's nephews are sent to live with their Uncle Scrooge, they discover a model ship that contains a map to a treasure.
American Ninja 2: The Confrontation
On a remote Caribbean island, Army Ranger Joe Armstrong saves an old friend from the clutches of "The Lion", an evil super-criminal who has kidnapped a local scientist and mass-produced an army of mutant Ninja warriors.
Made in U.S.A.
Two men from Pennsylvania give up hope in their small run down coal mining town, and head off in search of the beaches of California. The two steal cars as they travel across the USA and are joined by a wild young woman.
Jaws: The Revenge
After another deadly shark attack, Ellen Brody decides she has had enough of New England's Amity Island and moves to the Caribbean to join her son, Michael, and his family. But a great white shark has followed her there, hungry for more lives.
Nancy Allen plays an investigative news reporter Jillian Gray, who, along with her daughter is kidnapped by white slave king Cicero, after getting too close with her investigation. Now that she has escaped, she seeks revenge on Ciero
Miles O’Keeffe stars as an ex-military specialist in Vietnam trying to recover his son after learning that his wife has died in a concentration camp. The government considers the child their property since the war is over. There are others watching who believe O’Keeffe is in the country to spy on them and they want him dead! He takes a deal from the State Department to gather information on their behalf and if successful he will be allowed to claim his son and take him back to the United States. It won’t be easy though. Svenson plays the angry Russian commander who is hell-bent on destroying the American hero!
The Jewel of the Gods
While doing field work in Australia's Gibson Desert, Snowy Grinder meets up with a wierdo named Archie. Together they set off to find the missing Dr. Jim Hartwell and Monomotapa, the Palace of Purple Diamonds.
A government agent in a supertruck named "Stealth" that is loaded with ultra-high-tech weapons and a helicopter travels the highways, fighting evil.